House Speaker Pelosi rejects GOP Reps. Jim Jordan, Jim Banks as picks to join committee to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection. Trump supporters Jordan and Banks were two of five House Republicans selected to join the bipartisan committee by House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy. In a statement, Pelosi cited “concern about statements made and actions taken by these Members.” Ref. USAToday.
Some of those republicans should not even be anywhere near a committee or hearing into January 6 because they are part and partially to blame for what happened by their agreement or silence on the matter.
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Police give emotional testimony to Jan. 6 committee, Liz Cheney says panel needs answers on what happened at Capitol, White House that day. A House committee tasked with investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection kicked off its first public hearing Tuesday, which included emotional testimony from police officers. The panel of seven Democrats and two Republicans aims to find out who organized and funded the deadly attack that threatened to stop the peaceful transition of power. Source 4s.